Authors : M.N. Obasi
Abstract: Issues in oil exploration, the writer attempts to increase public awareness on the relationship between environment and development and involve all concerned in an effort to check pollution caused by oil exploration. In order to make a good Research, few hypotheses were formulated. Gas flaring has undoubtedly played a role in the degradation of the environment. Plants and animals do not benefit from oil exploration due to spills and there is loss soil nutrients, diminution of cultivable lands and low economic development despite oil exploration. The sample area consists of those Communities in Oguta Local Government Area where major oil activities take place. These are Oguta urban, Ezi-orsu and Izombe. The data are collected through the use of Questionnaire and such are analyzed using frequencies and percentages. From the data analysis, findings were made and conclusions drawn.
M.N. Obasi , 2007. Environmental Education and Issues in Oil Exploration-A Case Study of Oguta L.G.A. of Imo State. The Social Sciences, 2: 381-384.